S Carolina push to be 49th state with hate crime law stalls


South Carolina remains only one of two states besides Wyoming with out a hate crimes law and proponents worry efforts are stalling it took state lawmakers just two months to pass a law when a female college student was kidnapped and killed by a man posing as an uber driver by comparison state representative Wendell Gilliard says more than six years have passed since the racist murders of nine African Americans at a Charleston church really the storm Abbas's leaders we just don't get it until it locked at your door thank crimes bill passed the house but Republicans blocking it in the Senate say it's unnecessary since there's a federal law Gilliard says it's not enough for several reasons including you can expedite the cases statewide because when you look at the federal government they have a back wall I'm Julie Walker

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